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    Buddy, a student micro-financing start-up, raises $500,000

    Bengaluru-based Buddy provides small loans to purchase smartphones and laptops among others to help the student during academic years. It has several short and long-term repayment plans across 3-18 months. Photo: HT Bengaluru: Student micro-financing start-up Buddy (GaragePreneurs Internet Pvt. Ltd) on Tuesday said it has raised $500,000 angel investment from Blume Ventures, Tracxn Labs […]

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    Hyper-local discovery app Magicpin raises $3 million

    Magicpin offers features where users can take pictures and selfies to avail of offers and discounts at neighbourhood stores. Investor-turned-entrepreneurs Brij Bhushan and Anshoo Sharma have raised $3 million in Series A round of funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners for Magicpin, a hyper-local discovery app. Magicpin was founded in August by Bhushan and Sharma, who […]

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    Google partners TechHub to help startups

    Photo: Reuters New Delhi: Search giant Google Inc. on Wednesday said it has partnered with TechHub, a global community for tech entrepreneurs, as it tries to help startup companies. TechHub, which helps tech companies across the world scale their businesses, said the collaboration will benefit Indian startups. TechHub members in Bengaluru, Riga, Bucharest, Madrid, Warsaw […]

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    Capillary Tech invests an undisclosed amount in WebEngage

    Capillary, one of India‚Äôs most valuable enterprise start-ups having raised about $80 million in venture funding so far. Bengaluru: Capillary Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which offers customer relationship management software and marketing analytics for retailers, has invested an undisclosed amount to buy a stake in business analytics start-up WebEngage. The move to pick up a stake […]

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    Yu Yutopia Review

    The brand new Yu Yutopia is being touted as “the most powerful phone on the planet”, which is a bold claim from a company’s debut entry into the big leagues. Yu Televentures CEO Rahul Sharma seems mighty confident though since the company’s marketing department had no qualms about taking digs at Apple and Samsung in […]

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    The iota Lite by Cube26 Is an Affordable Smart Bulb

    Thanks to cartoons like The Jetsons on Cartoon Network, we’ve grown up with the idea of a future home where all gadgets are connected and smarter than anything we’re used to right now. Whether it’s food at the press of a button, lights that know your schedule and switch on and off on their own, […]

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    Le 1s and Le Max First Impressions

    LeEco, the Chinese Internet conglomerate better known by its former name Letv, has finally launched its first products for the Indian market. The Le Max and Le 1s have been unveiled and will be available in India using the infamous flash sale model, in which interested buyers need to sign up in advance for a […]

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    BlackBerry Priv First Impressions

    BlackBerry launched its first Android smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv, in India on Thursday. The phone represents a big reboot for the company that once ruled the smartphone world back when it was called Research In Motion (RIM). A lot of water has flown through the Grand River since, and we need not waste any more […]

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    Jaybird X2 Review

    Demand for wireless headphones is growing, and music-focused stereo Bluetooth headsets are all the rage right now. Thanks to a vast improvement in the quality of Bluetooth audio transmission over the years, it’s now possible to effortlessly stream high-quality sound without any of the typical issues that plagued the early years of wireless audio. Jaybird, […]

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    Philips SHE1360/97 Review

    Headphones can get really expensive, depending on which brand you’re buying and what kind of performance you’re looking for. You could end up spending upwards of one lakh rupees on a pair such as the Audeze LCD-3, or if you’re really serious about personal audio, there’s the $55,000 Sennheiser Orpheus. But if your needs are […]

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    Samsung Gear S2 Review

    The smartwatch concept isn’t exactly new anymore, but it’s not every day that you see one out in the wild. This might be because a lot of people believe that watches need not be smart, while others see them as expensive toys that might be a lot of fun to have, but that no one […]

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    Lenovo Looking to Expand Offline Sales and Support in India

    Lenovo seems to be on a launching spree as the company has launched five smartphones in the last two days, namely the Lenovo A1000, the Lenovo A6000 Shot, the Lenovo K3 Note Music, the Lenovo Vibe P1, and the Vibe P1m. Considering all these devices have been launched in the price range between Rs. 4,999 […]